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CSPAN
Feb 22, 2013 2:00pm EST
. the remarks by japanese prime minister in washington meeting with president obama in here to talk about u.s.-japanese relations. >> the more important you are in washington, the worse you are treated when you come to a building. there were six elevators, you could take any one you wanted. you have to come on the trash elevator. we make you come down to reserve room. that is what it means when you are important. it is called security. we are delighted to have the prime minister here. this is an exciting time for us. we know of his leadership through the years and we are really delighted to have him here. we are excited that he can be with us today. i would especially like to say words of thanks for our colleagues. we are delighted to have you here, a senior advisor to the prime minister is here. the deputy chief and cabinet secretary. the ambassador is here, one of my bosses. i have to recognize him. a great service for america and japan, we are delighted to have you here. and the governor from alaska, he is our closest state to japan and has the keenest interest in japan. it is wo
CSPAN
Feb 19, 2013 1:00am EST
state of the union address, president obama proposed raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour. but the next "washington journal," a look at how that will affect the economy. more about the president's economic proposals with jennifer eric sent from the center for american progress. we will take questions on the president's proposals for immigration, education, and manufacturing. a representative of the american indian congress talks about tribal relationships with the federal government and cultural issues within the native american community. "washington journal" is live every day on c-span at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> china is communism in name only today. the preserve the power of the members of the communist party. they basically through most of the the ideology aside when the country was opened up, and it is now capitalist haven. condi is now in china, they talked at great lengths about marxism, leninism, but it is all about preserving the power -- the party's power economically as the country grows. they threw aside most vestiges of communism long ago. in north korea, it is all about
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 10:30pm EST
martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night at 9:00 eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. >> he thought she was the smartest person he ever knew and he knew how much she loved him and he knew that she would tell him the truth. she wasn't going to sugarcoat and one of the tapes that i just absolutely love that came out was the one where she is analyzing his speech. he asked her to do it, but she was really tough on him. >> she started out nice. >> she started out nice. mother always would start off nice, but you know, she was no, i think you should do and he would tell me all the time, he said your mother has the best judgment of anybody. you should always listen to your mother. and he was just devoted to her. >> remembering lady bird johnson on the 100th anniversary of her birth. part of a three-day presidents' day weekend sunday night at 7:30. >> u.s. army chief of staff says the greatest threat facing our nation is the fiscal uncertainty and budget shortfalls. he cited the upcoming sequestration cuts that go into effect next month. made
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 8:00pm EST
historians secret staff, chefs and curators, from martha washington to michelle obama. season 1 begins tonight at 9:00 eastern and pacific. on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. and you can also watch it again tonight at midnight. on this presidents' day, we talk about historian doug brinkley on the second terms of presidents. >> douglas brinkley, here is congressional quarterlies weekly and they have a graphic here. second terms tend to be more difficult. why is that? give us the history. >> well, i don't know if i totally believe that. and i know it's so popular right now that i hate to be the contrarian where we're saying second terms are a curse and that they're so much more difficult. i think any president would rather be in their second term than having to be in a first term with a huge election looming. so i think you get a lot of relief when you're president in the second term that you don't have to run again. also, there's a notion there are scandals that occur in the second term on nixon and watergate and iran-contra and lewinsky problems, all ones people raise. what they m
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
served as first ladies from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. watch the program earlier in the day live on 2:00 p.m. eastern. >> now a conversation with tennessee representative marsha blackburn. this is 35 minutes. host: marsha blackburn joins us. a republican from tennessee. good morning. president obama has been on a tour is a visiting places like georgia, north carolina. we saw him give the state of the union address. how are republicans getting some air time? what is your message this week as the president takes his message to the street? guest: how unfortunate that he chose to leave d.c. then rather trying to sit down with us of trying to address the nation's problems. jobs, the economy, out of control spending -- we would have loved to have had the opportunity to talk to him and work with him. the way republicans are getting our message out is through what i call the network of you. is our constituents. you have seen republicans very active on social media this week. you're seeing us a very active with
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 6:00am EST
phone and want to get a message to president obama, who you talk to in the white house? >> i talked to washington through two or three agencies. i probably talk to arnie duncan once a month. right now, hhs is a big issue. i would talk to the secretary while we are up here. i have not had to duck to the president. -- talk to the president. he called to ask your food be part of an education event -- if we would be part of an education event. vice president biden always offers a cell phone if we needed. >> he was the sheriff of the stimulus if i recall. did you have some encounters with him? >> we were seeing the last of that. >> time for one last question. the clock is ticking down. a point of personal privilege, speaking of joe biden, and hardball for you. where is the best barbecue for tennessee? >> that is the hardest question you have asked me. if i answer, i am toast. memphis is the barbecue center of the south. i will go with memphis. >> a place? >> i can go there. - can't go there. >> is the university of tennessee going to be confounded of -- competitive again? >> i hope so. it h
CSPAN
Feb 22, 2013 10:30pm EST
happened. >> abraham lincoln arrived in washington in 1847. the reasons for his quick departure part of "book tv." yesterday, the head of cyber security efforts outlined the goals of president obama's executive order. he spoke at a conference. this is 25 minutes. >> hello. it is my distinct pleasure to introduce the doctor today. he is the senior director for cyber security on the national security staff at the white house. he has developed national and foreign policy and coordinates the sever security efforts of the federal executive branch. he has several roles including leading the efforts to develop the national strategy for a trusted identity is in cyberspace. and the is very well rounded. he has worked in roles at the age s, an essay, and the department of state. he has a ph.d. in computer science from the university of cambridge. he has a bs in computer science from georgia tech. and the has operational technical, and policy experience. please welcome dr. andy. >> i am definitely telling my mother i am well rounded. i do want to emphasize to use the e-mail address to any
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